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Environmentalism Since 1945

Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

By: Gary Haq (Author), Alistair Paul (Author)

Routledge

Paperback | Sep 2011 | #212598 | ISBN-13: 9780415601825
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Hardback | Sep 2011 | #212599 | ISBN-13: 9780415601818
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About this book

Today environmental issues are part of daily life, a feature of the modern world almost everyone now recognises. Contemporary environmentalism has promoted a way of speaking and thinking about the environment that was not possible or imaginable decades ago. Environmentalism Since 1945 provides a concise introduction to the greening of politics, science, economics and culture in the post-war period. It covers key issues such as the: birth of the environmental movement development of global environmental governance climate science and the rise of climate scepticism Green New Deal and the call for prosperity without growth greening of mainstream culture and efforts to change attitudes and behaviour challenges the environmental movement will have to address to continue to be a force change. Each chapter provides a historical perspective, anchoring topics to real events, influential ideas, and prominent figures. An essential introduction for all those interested in the history of environmentalism.


Contents

Acronyms and Abbreviations
Historical Timeline of Environmentalism
Acknowledgements

1. Introduction
2. The Environmental Movement
3. Global Environmental Governance
4. Science and the Environment
5. Economics and the Environment
6. Popular Culture and the Environment
7. The Future of Environmentalism Notes

Further Reading


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